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CLASS PINS with finger on her solemn lips

Escadrille

Petain You must have an abundance of iron in your blood to overcome obstacles, take

Camouflage the initiative, push ahead and bring

Blighty things to pass.

Day of Days

Bolsheviki You can have more iron, better color, of all the joy days under the sun, steadier nerves, by taking Peptiron, a

Barrage Of all the holidays, there's but one real iron tonic, which will make a real That comes to the heart, that clings to

Fourth Arm gratifying change in your condition in a

the home very short time.

CHRISTMAS has come! Peptiron combines iron with nux, celery,

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The First Christmas N.'ght you can find authoritative answers TEACHERS FOR WESTERN CANADA Like small curled feathers, white and

to your questions

about all these Teachers for sua bols opening January, February, soft March and April continuing till July, September, Octo

new terms. ber, November or December. State standing, qualifica

The little clouds went by,

FACTS are detions, length of High School and Normal Course. Must Across the moon, and past the stars hold four years' High School and full State Normal Certi

manded as never ficates. Graduates with teachers' certificates willing to

And down the western sky.

before. Exact teach elementary science and mathematics also wanted.

In upland pastures, where the grass information is WESTERN TEACHERS' BUREAU, Winnipeg, Canada.

With frosty dew was white.

indispensable. Like snowy clouds the young sheep lay Never before was the New International A Patriotic Xmas Budget That first best Christmas night.

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80 relatively low. The JOLLY CHRISTMAS BOOK"

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Suum Cuique
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Every pu pil has his own books, why not his own pencils? Where schools provide_uniform pencils, they obtain uniform results.

Each one

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One Hundred Per Cent Thrift

Stamp Device

Elizabeth Duncan

Last spring when we were planning to make our school 100 % in the purchase of Thrift Stamps, I suggested a little device for use in First and Second Grades which brought us good results.

A large aeroplane was cut from cardboard and a picture of an aviator pasted in place to make it more realistic. This was hung in a conspicuous place on the front wall. I then announced to the pupils that we were ready for a trip to France, but in order to secure a ride each one must show a Thrift Stamp. When a child could show his stamp he was put into the aeroplane. That is, his name was placed on the aeroplane, with a small colored seal beside it. To encourage the purchase of more than one stamp a colored star seal was added for every fifth stamp, and for every War Savings Stamp, a small flag seal was given. After a name had been placed, all who were in the aeroplane were given a ride. (Flying around the room.) The children entered heartily into the spirit of the game and before school closed in June every child had taken a ride and our entire school was 100 %.

To the Doll Who Shuts Her

Eyes
Sleep, O my dolly, sleep;

Close your tiny eyes,
And dream, O my dolly, dream

Of playtime lullabies.
For soon, O my dolly, soon

We'll send out invitations
For all the other dolls to make

Tea-party preparations.
We'll bring your china dishes out;

You'll wear your gown of silk.
The cups we'll fill with water,

But we'll make believe it's milk.
The guests won't talk so very much,

They'll sit up in their chairs
And nibble oyster-cracker tarts

And tiny dolls' eclairs.
So sleep, O my dolly, sleep,

And don't make any noise;
But dream, O my dolly, dream

Of tea-parties and toys. - F. E. Siellivan

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freedom a soldier who must put the four War-Savings Stamps. But Fos- Dicks and the Fosters, too, to shame. ter's father is President of the Bank How many stamps are there on your and Foster's aunts and uncles are all card? What did you sacrifice to put rich.

The answers you can
Foster is given enough money to them there?

show
buy a War-Saving Stamp every month, give to those questions will
and can have all the candy he wants whether you are fighting bravely in
besides. It's easy enough for Foster,

the Thrift Army or being just a Dick thinks, and so it is. But there

'slacker.” are many boys and girls who are mak

President I move that we sing our ing sacrifices to buy Thrift Stamps.

Thrift Stamp song: I am going to tell you the true story Sing a song of Thrift Stamps, of one little heroine of the War. We

Pocketful of dough.

Lend it to your country, will call her Mary, because that is not

And watch the War Fund grow. her name. She is a tiny little colored When five years are over, girl, in the first grade room of a school

The U. S. Government well, we'll say Elkhart, for that is not

Will give you back your capital the town. Pennies do not come to

Enriched by four per cent. Mary very often. When they do, they Guy Madam President, boys and seem as big as nickels and dimes do to girls: I cannot afford to buy Thrift luckier boys and girls. Yet Mary is Stamps, but the men are tearing shinsaving every penny she can get to buy gles off our roof and they throw them Thrift Stamps. It is not easy for her down at the side and I sold some and to get them either. She earns them got a quarter, so I bought a Thrift every one. It took her a long time to Stamp. think of a way in which she could earn

Dane Madam President, boys and them; for there isn't much that a little girls: I saw a picture in a magazine girl six

years old can do that is worth that showed some men carrying solpaying for. But at last Mary thought diers on two boards, stretchers, I of a scheme — she could take the waste guess, to the hospital. basket to the junk man every after- President I wish Geraldine would noon, after school, if the teacher would sing that song. let her, and sell the paper. Of course

Geraldine The name of my song the teacher was glad to give her per- is “It's a Hard Job to Lick the mission; so now Mary makes a journey Kaiser.” every day, rain or shine, to sell her

(To tune “Tipperary") basket full of waste paper. It takes It's a hard job to lick the Kaiser, many, many basketfuls to make even It's a hard job to do. one cent's worth of paper; but Mary

It's a hard job to lick the Kaiser,

And the Allies know it too. is patient. She has almost enough

Farewell to little Belgium, pennies now to buy one Thrift Stamp, To France and England too. and she is going to keep on earning There's but one that can lick the Kaiser, and saving until her card is full. And that's the Red, White and Blue.

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HISTORY IN STORY, SONG AND ACTION

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Mother Goose in Pantomime
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